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Benson Road, SE23
4 Bedroom House

£1,000,000 (OIEO)
4 Bedroom(s)
2 Bathrooms
  • Stunning 4 double bedroom, double fronted Victorian house
  • SOUTH facing landscaped rear garden
  • Large full length reception room
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • Utility room with WC and shower
  • Family bathroom with separate shower enclosure
  • Large loft space that can be converted STPP
  • Approximately 7 mins walk to Forest Hill Station (Overground and London Bridge connections)
  • Close to an abundance of local amenities and the outstanding rated Fairlawn Primary School

Offering an abundance of character and charm is this beautiful, double fronted Victorian Semi-detached family home with a SOUTH facing rear garden. The house is well proportioned throughout with plenty of entertainment space on the ground floor and 4 large double bedrooms upstairs.

As you approach the house you are greeted by neat front garden shielded by a wooden picket fence. The house has great curb appeal, a very handsome specimen with a central doorway with stunning stained glass recently installed and 8 large sash windows. As you enter the house there is an immediate feeling of symmetry, light and space, a wide central hallway that gives access to all the primary ground floor rooms.

To the left is a large formal reception room spanning across the whole depth of the property. This charming room offers plenty of period features such as high ceilings, cornicing, original stripped wooden flooring, a feature fireplace, large bay sash windows to the front and a framed patio door leading to the garden. There is also a newly installed bespoke bookcase with shelving fitted into the alcoves surrounding the fireplace.

To the right of the entrance hall is a delightful dining room, with similar period features as the adjacent reception room. Large glass paneled double bi-fold doors separate this room from the kitchen which is located at the rear of the house down a couple of steps. Base level units frame this spacious kitchen with wooden worktops on top and the oven is cleverly integrated into the chimney breast. There is a large sash window overlooking the garden at the rear, high ceilings and stripped wooden flooring.

At the back of the house leading to the garden is a very handy and spacious utility room with a separate shower room and WC.

Secure and enclosed landscaped garden cleverly designed to maximise space. Being south facing it is a sun trap all year round. Child friendly sensory planting with mature lilac, lavender hedges, bark play area and raised beds ready for a vegetable and herb patch. Stable door from living room leads down onto garden patio ready for Summer entertaining.

As you go upstairs there is a lovely generous size family bathroom on the half landing. With double aspect windows and a skylight above it is bathed in light. There are nice Travatine tiles on the floor, a bath tub in one corner of the room and a separate shower enclosure in the other.

The first floor has 4 large, equally sized double bedrooms all accessible from the central landing. The rooms at the front of the house both have two large sash windows and stripped wooden flooring, one with a charming period feature fireplace. Subject to planning, there is further scope for development with a huge loft space above that can easily be converted to make more bedrooms if required.

The exterior of house has been recently renovated with roof cleaned and tiles secured, drainpipes repaired, barge boards replaced and freshly painted masonry front and back. Inside has been updated with large in-built cupboards and bookcases, window seat storage, fibre broadband, multiple electrical sockets in every room and a brand new high spec alarm system.

This is certainly a house a family can grow into. Benson Road is a very popular pretty tree-lined with plenty of parking spaces in the street. The house is within a 7-minute walk of Forest Hill rail station which has regular Overground and National Rail connections. Benson Road is also close to Fairlawn Primary school (Outstanding Ofsted) and Horniman Primary School (Good Ofsted). At the top of the hill is the Horniman Museum and Gardens, a lovely place for family outings with breath-taking views of London, an aquarium, a small animal farm, and the Horniman Triangle playground. Council Tax Band F.